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Rose, Barbara

Works: 132 works in 396 publications in 5 languages and 11,507 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Contributor, Narrator, Interviewee, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: N6512, 709.73
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Barbara Rose
American art since 1900; a critical history by Barbara Rose( Book )
67 editions published between 1967 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 2,765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Claes Oldenburg by Barbara Rose( Book )
23 editions published between 1969 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Readings in American art since 1900; a documentary survey by Barbara Rose( Book )
14 editions published between 1968 and 1972 in English and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Magdalena Abakanowicz by Barbara Rose( Book )
9 editions published in 1994 in English and German and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Magdalena Abakanowicz's sculpture is known and loved around the world. She is revered by artists and art critics for her uncompromising, individualistic vision, developed in her native Poland under the hostile eyes of the repressive Communist regime that was in power for most of her adult life. From the horrors of the Warsaw uprising in 1944 to the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968, she has personally witnessed the worst of humanity's instinct for destructive behavior, and has made art that unflinchingly presents the human condition. Abakanowicz was born to aristocratic parents in 1930 and raised on a country estate east of Warsaw. She came of age against the tumultuous background of World War II and its aftermath. By dint of enormous effort and struggle, she had, by the 1960s, gained the beginning of an international reputation as a sculptor in fibers, a weaver of room-filling environments that were called Abakans. Always alert to the possibilities of using familiar materials in unforeseen ways, she was soon using burlap and resin to make groups of figures that attracted widespread attention and evoked provocative cultural and political associations wherever they were shown. At the Venice biennial of 1980, her ambitious exhibition in the Polish pavilion caused a sensation among critics and the general public alike. Since then, the level and variety of her work has been nothing short of astonishing. In the 1980s, she began to create powerful and monumental sculptures in bronze, stone, wood, and iron. With works such as Katarsis, Incarnations, and Hand-like Trees, she has transformed bronze casting as she once revolutionized the placid world of weaving. Abakanowicz has also executed important public commissions for large, outdoor sculptures in Europe, North America, Asia, and the Middle East; envisioned a revolutionary new form of architecture; created a cycle of sculptures called War Games that is at once heroic and tragic; and produced figures of youthful circus acrobats that express life's hopes
Rauschenberg by Robert Rauschenberg( Book )
8 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Miró in America by Barbara Rose( Book )
10 editions published in 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Readings in American art, 1900-1975 by Barbara Rose( Book )
6 editions published in 1975 in English and French and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Monochromes : from Malevich to the present by Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía( Book )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The first comprehensive study of the modern history of monochrome art, Monochromes traces the development of single-color artwork - painting, sculpture, photography, video, and installations - up to the present. With over 160 full-color reproductions, this book examines the fundamental aesthetic issues raised by the monochrome in a historical context."--BOOK JACKET
Autocritique : essays on art and anti-art, 1963-1987 by Barbara Rose( Book )
3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Larry Rivers : art and the artist by Larry Rivers( Book )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Artist Larry Rivers has shocked, scandalized, and intrigued audiences for close to fifty years. Rivers emerged as a pop art pioneer in the 1950s and later became one of America's most important figurative painters. Ever the iconoclast, Rivers is a multimedia artist, working in painting, sculpture, collage, and installation pieces. His eclectic style draws from a surprising range of sources - from historic events like Washington crossing the Delaware, the Russian Revolution, and the Holocaust to Hollywood movies. He courted controversy, as in his shrewd satire of Manet's luscious nude Olympia, painted in blackface. Rivers worked abroad, linking the art worlds of Paris and New York; he became notorious not only for his work, but for his provocative lifestyle. He moves fluidly outside the traditional art world, accomplished as a jazz musician, writer, and filmmaker. At age seventy-eight Rivers has never had a complete retrospective of his work. Now the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., brings his legacy to light in this definitive Rivers monograph."--BOOK JACKET
Art-as-art : the selected writings of Ad Reinhardt by Ad Reinhardt( Book )
15 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beverly Pepper : three site-specific sculptures by Barbara Rose( Book )
8 editions published in 1998 in English and Italian and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beverly Pepper has long been internationally known for her cast-iron, stainless steel, and Cor-ten steel sculptures of colossal scale and immense power. Since the 1970s, she has also made landscapes that exert a spiritual force, transcending artistic style. Examining three site-specific sculptures created by Pepper between 1989 and 1996, art historian Barbara Rose documents the development of Pepper's designs on the land, exploring both their resonance with their locales and their timeless quality
Sultan by Donald Sultan( Book )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A new aesthetic. [Exhibition] May 6 - June 25, 1967, Washington Gallery of Modern Art by D.C.) Washington Gallery of Modern Art (Washington( Book )
5 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ellsworth Kelly : schilderijen en beelden 1963-1979 = paintings and sculptures 1963-1979 [exhibition : Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, 13.12.1979-3.2.1980] by Ellsworth Kelly( Book )
2 editions published in 1979 in Dutch and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Juan Hamilton : selected works 1972-1991 ; [exhibition] February 11 - April 19, 1992 by Juan Hamilton( Book )
4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zeichnungen : [Katalog der Kunsthalle Tübingen und des Kunstmuseums Basel] by Claes Oldenburg( Book )
4 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in German and English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sculpture from antiquity to the present day ( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ranging from ancient to contemporary sculpture, this book is the first study of the history of sculpture to present such an original and comprehensive approach. Taking the sculptures out of the museum context (and thus off of their proverbial pedestals), this volume presents a completely new view which affords enlightening comparisons between eras and genres. This remarkable work is indispensable for art lovers of all tastes and disciplines
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Alternative Names
Rose, B.
Rose, B. (Barbara)
Rose, Barbara 1938-...
English (176)
German (15)
French (8)
Italian (2)
Dutch (2)